Training

Jodie Stimpson 7 top tips for triathlon beginners

Entering your first triathlon? Top ITU racer Jodie Stimpson is here with tips on staying motivated and enjoying your achievements
26 June 2017 at 16:01

How to start a triathlon club

Don't have a triathlon club near you? Then how about forming your own? It’s not as complicated as you might think, says Chris Maxwell. Here he outlines the steps you'll need to take...
26 June 2017 at 11:42

Turbo training: 6 benefts of the turbo

Don't pack the turbo away during the summer months says Matt Sanderson, co-founder of Triathlon Coaching UK. Here are his top 6 advantages the turbo trainer offers all year round
23 June 2017 at 11:39

Ironman training: 14 tips for getting fitter, faster and stronger

Building strength in your sessions and diet will have you hitting the finish line stronger, fitter and faster. Over to Ironman rising stars Lucy Charles and Reece Barclay for their proven long-distance advice
22 June 2017 at 11:10

How can mindfulness help my triathlon performance?

It seems mindfulness is the latest thing for learning to deal with today's stresses and anxieties, but can it really help your triathlon performance? Tri coach Amanda McCracken takes up the question...
22 June 2017 at 09:44

7 embarrassing ailments and how to treat them

Suffering from a niggling, cringeworthy problem that you just can’t bear to share? You're not alone and the solution may be easier than you think, says Emma Larard
21 June 2017 at 09:10

IMUK 70.3 Exmoor: 5 tips for nailing this tough middle distance triathlon

Racing IMUK 70.3 Exmoor? We have some tips from Matt Sanderson, co-founder of Triathlon Coaching UK, who will be racing it for a 12th time this year. Take it away Matt...
20 June 2017 at 09:26

Are you overtraining?

Train smart and you'll hit PBs, says Cath Laraman, overtrain and your season will scream to a halt. Here she discusses why overtaining is harmful and how to prevent it
09 June 2017 at 12:45

17 ways to find extra speed for race-day

Triathlon’s fastest finishers reveal their time-saving secrets to help you reach the line as quickly as humanly possible
08 June 2017 at 12:46

Aerobic decoupling: what it is, how it works and why it's important

Maintaining a constant heart rate and power output is key to unleashing your perfect race. Just look at the numbers…
06 June 2017 at 10:53

Top 6 annoying habits of pool swimmers

Swim specialist Martyn discusses swim-lane etiquette. Or as he likes to call it, the ‘Top Six Annoying Habits of Swimmers’
06 June 2017 at 10:03  (1)

5 triathlon tips from Alistair Brownlee

His emphatic Rio victory confirmed Alistair Brownlee as the greatest short-course athlete ever. So what can we learn from GB’s finest?
02 June 2017 at 12:49

29 tips for doubling your endurance levels

Worried about your stamina levels and that you might hit the wall in your next race? Some of the best in triathlon share their top advice for increasing your stamina and endurance, so you can last the distance...
02 June 2017 at 09:30

Flora Duffy's top 5 tips for triathlon success

2016 ITU WTS, Cross and Xterra world champion Flora Duffy shares her top tips to help you get the most out of your triathlon season
30 May 2017 at 10:59  (1)

Free 12-week Ironman training plan

Entered an Ironman and feeling ill-equipped with just three months to go? Here's a 12-week Ironman training plan that will help
30 May 2017 at 09:05

Middle-distance triathlons: the 13 toughest?

Ironman 70.3, Half Iron, Middle-distance. Whatever you want to call it, 113km racing is on the rise. But which is the world’s toughest course? We crunch the stats to pick our 13 hardest from around the globe…

Olympian Keri-anne Payne shares her triathlon swim tips

To celebrate the launch of Keri-anne Payne's new wetsuit collaboration with Zone 3, 220 were invited to a special swim masterclass
23 May 2017 at 16:51

What's the correct head position in front crawl?

Wondering what the correct head position is in front crawl and whether you should change it when swimming in open water? John Wood explains all
23 May 2017 at 09:52

ITU World Triathlon Leeds race tips

Want to smash the new course at the ITU World Triathlon Leeds on 10-11 June? Coach Simon Ward shares his tips for training and race day
23 May 2017 at 08:52

How to spot and help someone in trouble when swimming

From watching TV and films, it is easy to expect a drowning person to violently thrash around in the water while calling for help, however that is often not the case. The first aid charity St John Ambulance explains how to recognise the signs and what to do
22 May 2017 at 09:11